About Us

We are a leading manufacturer of empty hard capsules and oral pharmaceutical products (capsules, tablets, suspensions, etc.). Farmacapsulas’ clients include some of the most prestigious pharmaceutical and nutritional companies in the world.

Combining state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce and a strong emphasis on regulatory compliance, Farmacapsulas has served the Pharmaceutical and Health Nutrition

Industries for more than 30 years.

Farmacapsulas’ gelatin capsules are manufactured with 100% bovine hide gelatin. In addition, Farmacapsulas has strategic partners which, provide the raw material for the capsules ensuring long-term supply, better traceability and superior quality.


K-CAPS® – Capsules of vegetable origin – are made from hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC) – cellulose derived from trees. Non-animal: suitable for vegetarians and vegetarian minded users.

AR CAPS® acid resistant capsules for enteric drug delivery are made from hypromellose (HPMC) and hypromellose phthalate (HPMCP)*

Our portafolio includes :

  • KCAPS® – Vegetable Capsules
  • Gelatin Capsules
  • Capsules for liquid filling
  • ARCAPS® – acid-resistant capsules
  • Flavored capsules
  • Pharmaceutical services(Contract manufacturing and development)
  • Manufacturing of bulk or finished products in the following pharmaceutical forms:
    • Solid Forms: Pellets, tablets, coated tablets, powders, granules, vegetable and gelatin capsules.
    • Liquid Forms: Hard liquid filled capsules, syrups, suspensions, emulsions and not sterile solutions Pellets.

Also, we offer research services and the development of new products, the necessary support for technical dossiers required to obtain sanitary registers, and advice for selection, design, dosage, and packing. Likewise, we produce food supplements for the nutraceutical section.


Our history

  • (Español) Inicios Farmacapsulas 1984


    It started with the production of hard gelatin capsules.

  • (Español) Fabricación propia de cápsulas 1995

    Own manufacture begins

    The medicine and micro-pellets facility was opened and own manufacturing of immediate response medicine began.

  • (Español) Fabricación de Pellets 1996

    Pellets Manufacturing.

    Followed by the manufacturing of controlled release in pellets form.

  • (Español) Cápsulas vegetales 1999

    Vegetable capsules

    Beginning of the production of vegetable capsules

  • (Español) Farmacapsulas llega a Canadá 2001

    Arrival to Canada

    Close working relationship with our strategic partner in North America is consolidated : CAPSCANADA®, located in Winsor (ONT)

  • (Español) Creación de Capsuline 2002

    Capsuline® is created

    Capsuline®, the e-commerce channel is created for the distribution of hard capsules.

  • Cápsulas de sabor 2006

    Flavored Capsules Launch

    Farmacapsulas makes their product more appealing by launching flavored capsules, which also enhaces the product's user experience.

  • (Español) Recubrimiento por lecho fluido 2009

    Covered in fluid bed technology

    Beginning of the production of pellets with the use of covering of fluid bed technology.

  • (Português do Brasil) Centro de operación y logística 2010

    Operation and logistics center.

    Operation and Logistic Center starts operating.

  • (Português do Brasil) Llenado de cápsulas duras 2011

    Filling of hard capsules

    Beginning of production of the filling of hard capsules with liquid products.

  • (Português do Brasil) Cápsulas vegetales en Canadá 2014

    Vegetable capsules manufacturing in Canada

    Farmacapsulas begins the vegetable capsules manufacturing in Canada.

  • (Español) Acid Resistant Capsules 2016


    Farmacapsulas launches acid-resistant capsules AR-Caps®.

  • (Español) Nueva planta Farmacapsulas 2017

    FM-Caps® and New K-Caps® Manufacturing Plant

    Farmacapsulas launches its Fast To Market
    FM-Caps® Capsules and the new plant for Vegetable Capsules K-Caps® starts operating.


(Español) Código de ética y conducta empresarial

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Our International Logistics Providers

ACI Cargo Logistica S.A.S Caribbean American Shipping Agency
 Coltrans S.A.S. Euro Shipping Services S.A.S
 Expeditors de Colombia Ltda Mahe Neutral Shipping Sas
 Map Cargo S.A.S. Masterline Colombia S.A.S
 MSL de Colombia Ltda Transborder S.A.S.
Trans-Arenas International Cargo S.A.S Master Freight International S.A.S
 Kuehne + Nagel S.A.S Hamburg Sud Colombia Ltda
 Hapag Lloyd Colombia Ltda King Ocean Services S.A.S
 CMA CGM Colombia S.A.S Seaboard De Colombia S.A.
 DHL Global Forwarding Colombia S.A.S Certification Quality Resources S.A.S.
Cotecna DHL Express Colombia Ltda
 Federal Express Corporation Agencia De Carga Internacional Cargo Flash Logistics S.A.S
 Vanguard Logistics Services Colombia S.ACNC Worldwide Colombia S.A.S

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